just fixed an annoying problem that occured when i wanted to play movies on my notebook (has widescreen display). the movies were always stretched horizontally. the problem occured only with mplayer, with vlc the movies looked good. however, vlc is a little slow for hdtv movies.
the fix is to set the monitoraspect in the mplayer [...]

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vdsl is coming

Yes, the new technology will soon be usable for fast internet access according to the swisscom site, VDSL will be available by 1st of july.
the following speeds are possible:
for “private users”
15000/1000

and for business (really expensive)
12000/2000
16000/4000

green.ch offers the private speed for 88.- per month, which is a little expensive. i’d like to see a [...]

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seems that I found a solution for the comment-spam problem when I updated my blog; the plugin akismet. it checks the content of a new comment against a web-service, and if it looks like spam, it is held in a seperate queue. the plugin is not new, I was just too lazy to install it [...]

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new blog and new theme

hello everyone
I just updated my wordpress blog to 2.1.3 and also I installed a new theme. seacliff-10 was the template and I just replaced the header image using a photo taken on my holiday in corsica. here you can find the original image

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